As featured on Young Upstarts
by Joel Freimuth, CEO of Blue Pearl Consulting
When one is so invested in a company, it is easy to put the blinders on and focus solely on the operations happening in house. While keeping internal systems running smoothly will positively correlate to success; the best companies are able to maintain an inner strength and keep an eye focused on the external influences that can have a major affect long term.
What can one learn from their competitors? Everything. However, what is typically learned, is very little. Because of this, history tends to repeat itself.
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